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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of His Last Bow by Sir Arthur. (Version 3) Read in English by David Clarke His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of previously published Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, including the titular short story, "His Last Bow. The War Service of Sherlock Holmes" (1917). The collection's first US edition adjusts the anthology's subtitle to Some Later Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes. All editions contain a brief preface, by...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of 20000 Leguas de Viaje Submarino by Jules Verne. (Translated by Vincente Guimerá.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Veinte mil leguas de viaje submarino es una obra narrada en primera persona por el profesor francés Pierre Aronnax, notable biólogo que es hecho prisionero por el Capitán Nemo y es conducido por los océanos a bordo del submarino Nautilus, en compañía de su criado Conseil y el arponero canadiense Ned Land. - Summary by Wikipedia For further...
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by E. Luscomb Haskell
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LibriVox recording of Life of Jesse Harding Pomeroy by E. Luscomb Haskell. Read in English by Roger Melin "The Life of Jesse Harding Pomeroy: The Most Remarkable Case in the History of Crime or Criminal Law" by E. Luscomb Haskell was published in Boston, Massachusetts in 1892 by the Harvard Law School Library, and is part of "The Making of the Modern Law, Legal Treatises, 1800-1926" series. Remarkable insight into the life of Pomeroy prior to, during, and following the...
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by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Version 2) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Tony Foster "Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life" was Mrs Gaskell's first full-length novel. It was published anonymously in that tumultuous year of political change, 1848 - only a few months after the Communist Manifesto co-authored by her fellow Manchester-resident, Friedrich Engels. Engels's experience as agent in his father's cotton-spinning factory...
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by Franz Blei; André Gide; Ernest la Jeunesse
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LibriVox recording of Recollections Of Oscar Wilde by Franz Blei; André Gide; Ernest la Jeunesse. (Translated by Percival Pollard.) Read in English by David Wales This 1906 collection of memories of Oscar Wilde is by friends. Wilde said that his genius was his life; only his talent was in his works. (Summary by david wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Los Miserables by Victor Hugo. (Translated by Nemesio Fernández .) Read in Spanish by Mongope Los miserables (título original en francés: Les misérables) es una novela del político, poeta y escritor francés Victor Hugo publicada en 1862, considerada como una de las obras más conocidas del siglo XIX. La novela, de estilo romántico, plantea a través de su argumento un razonamiento sobre el bien y el mal, sobre la ley, la política, la ética, la justicia y la...
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by E. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of Masters of Space by E. E. Smith. Read in English by Mark Nelson The Masters had ruled all space with an unconquerable iron fist. But the Masters were gone. And this new, young race who came now to take their place—could they hope to defeat the ancient Enemy of All? - Summary from Gutenberg text For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos Clásicos del Norte, Primera Serie by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Carmen Torres Calderón de Pinillos.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Edgar Allan Poe nació en Boston, Massachusetts, el 19 de enero de 1809, durante una permanencia temporal de sus padres, que eran actores, en la ciudad; murió en Báltimore, Máryland, el 7 de octubre de 1869. A la muerte de su madre fué adoptado por John Allan, de Ríchmond, Virginia, quien le hizo educar en un colegio...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells. Read in English by volunteer readers. Thirteen short stories by HG Wells, the master of speculative fiction! Included in this collection is "Mr Skelmersdale in Fairyland" where a man finds his way into fairyland where a fairy queen tries to seduce him away from his human fiancée. In other stories a ghost gets stuck and can't get back to the "other side", a man decides to try being a god for a few months, a...
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by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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LibriVox recording of Frankenstein (El Moderno Prometeo) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. (Translated by L. Costarias .) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Ubicada en la Europa del siglo XVIII y en plena efervescencia científica, el capitán de un barco ballenero escribe a su hermana Margaret su encuentro con el joven estudiante de filosofía natural Víctor Frankenstein. Dicho hombre ha descubierto el secreto para dar vida a la materia muerta y ha creado un ser vivo y, sin medir las...
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by Thomas Doner
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LibriVox recording of Eleven years a drunkard by Thomas Doner. Read in English by Curt Walton He tells of the shame, misery and pain which alcohol brought on him, and will bring to anyone whosoever be tempted by the pleasant feeling it produces at the time of drinking. It doesn't bring one home to shelter but drives them away. It leads one to forget the evil it brings and tempts one to pursue more for the pleasant feeling it produces. This "pleasant feeling" produces many murderers in...
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by Daniel Defoe
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LibriVox recording of Aventuras de Robinsón Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. (Translated by Jean Labouderie; José Alegret de Mesa). Read in Spanish by Joyfull; Mongope; Ditirambo; Ana Núñez Ronchi; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; and Victor Villarraza. Robinson Crusoe, único superviviente de un naufragio, es arrastrado por las olas a la playa de una isla desierta. Robinson, confiando en su ingenio, hará de todo para poder sobrevivir. Pero un día descubre que no está completamente solo en la...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Aventuras de Masín (Tom) Sawyer by Mark Twain (Translated by José Menendez Novella). Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La vida en San Petersburgo, un pueblecito situado a orillas del Misisipi, al suroeste de Estados Unidos, es tan plácida que incluso puede resultar aburrida. Pero Tom Sawyer, un muchacho curioso y travieso, es capaz de sacar provecho a cualquier hecho cotidiano, como pintar una valla, o no tan cotidiano, como perseguir a un malvado asesino o ir en...
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by Emily Brontë
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LibriVox recording of Cumbres Borrascosas by Emily Brontë. Read in Spanish by Mongope Cumbres Borrascosas, es considerada una de las obras maestras de la literatura inglesa. Narra la historia de amor entre Heatchliff y Catherine. Heatchcliff es un niño huérfano que el señor Earnshaw, padre de Catherine, lleva a “Cumbres Borrascosas” para criarlo como si fuera hijo suyo. Entre Catherine y Heathcliff nace una gran amistad, sin embargo el hermano de Catherine, Hindley, no pierde ocasión...
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by Reina Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 01: Mateo by Reina Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull Mateo (comúnmente conocido como Evangelio según San Mateo) Mateo fue escrito a sus compañeros judíos para demostrar que Jesucristo es el Mesías prometido a Israel, el Rey de toda la tierra, y para dejar en claro el Reino de Dios. Es el eslabón de unión entre el viejo y el nuevo testamento de la Biblia, centrándose en el cumplimiento de la profecía. Su autor fue Mateo, también conocido...
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by Horacio Quiroga
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos de la selva para los niños by Horacio Quiroga. Read in Spanish by AnabelleC; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Mongope; Luis Alberto Martín; Joyfull Horacio Quiroga ha sido uno de los cuentistas más célebres del Río de la Plata. Sus Cuentos de la Selva exploran con humor, con drama, a veces cínicamente, un mundo imaginario de animales, y sus relaciones con los humanos. Los conflictos, las amistades, lo extraño y lo simbólico reconstruyen este paisaje de la selva...
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of Med Ship Man by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Mark Nelson Join Space Medical Service officer Calhoun and his sidekick Murgatroyd the tormal on another exciting adventure, this time on what should be a routine visit to the planet Maya, which upon arrival appears to be completely devoid of all life! - Summary by Mark Nelson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Frederik Pohl
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LibriVox recording of Plague of Pythons by Frederik Pohl. Read in English by Nick Bulka In a post-apocalyptic world where every government in the world has been overrun by its own military machinery, only to see that military machinery self-destruct, people are randomly being affected by a plague that seemingly takes over their brains and forces them to commit heinous crimes. Chandler is one of these unfortunate victims, the perpetrator of rape and murder. He is driven out of his community as a...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Kara Shallenberg Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera 1909) 28-39: Los 12 Profetas Menores by Reina Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull; Mongope Los Profetas Menores o los Doce Profetas (en arameo: תרי עשר, Trei Asar, "Los Doce"), ocasionalmente llamado Libro de los Doce, es el último libro de la Nevi'im, la segunda división principal del Tanaj o Biblia judía. La colección se divide para formar doce libros individuales en el Antiguo Testamento cristiano, uno para cada uno de los...
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by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza
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LibriVox recording of Historietas Nacionales by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza. Read in Spanish by Eduardo Mendez "Historietas Nacionales" (Short National Stories) is a collection of short novels written by Pedro Antonio de Alarcon (Guadix 1833 – Madrid 1891) and published in 19881. These stories cover the XIX century of Spain from the Independence War, which started the end of Napoleon empire, to the Carlistas civil wars, the political changes and how the people lived thorugh...
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by Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of The Maker of Moons, and Other Short Stories by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Ryan Finch; K. Adrian Stroet; Lynne Thompson; MaryAnnS; Nick Bulka; realisticspeakers An eclectic collection of 8 stories by one of the early masters of the weird tale, Robert W. Chambers. The stories include a range of topics including war, romance, humor and even fishing. The title short story, “The Maker of Moons,” is considered to be one of Chamber’s greatest weird horror tales...
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by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
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LibriVox recording of Henry D. Thoreau by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn. Read in English by Lynne T; Lily Marie; Jim Locke; Jim Lane; Jill Preston; Mark Smith; MaryAnnS; Jesse Zuba; Kate Meehan; Angie; Jane Dever A biography of the famous and popular poet-naturalist, author, philosopher, historian, written by a family friend who spent time with Thoreau almost daily during the last seven years of his life and who knew and talked with members of his family. Written shortly after his death, it was...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Vergara by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Tux El general Espartero, acogiendo a Fernando Calpena en su ejército y en su familia, le encomienda una delicada misión, no exenta de peligro, para la que tendrá que disfrazarse de arriero junto con su criado. - Summary by Tux. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Opal Serpent by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Richard Kilmer An old pawnbroker is found strangled with his lips pinned together with an opal serpent broach. He has a beautiful daughter who is apparently the heir of his large estate. But another claimant has made herself known as the actual daughter of the pawnbroker. Follow detective Hurd as he unravels the convoluted mystery of the old man’s death and attempts to determine who is the rightful heir. (Summary by...
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by Sophocles
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LibriVox recording of Las Siete Tragedias de Sófocles by Sophocles. (Translated by José Alemany y Bolufer.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Traducidas al castellano por José Alemany Bolufer, en esta edición de 1921, se ofrecen "juntas en un tomo y vertidas del original griego" las siete tragedias de Sófocles: Áyax, Electra, Edipo Rey, Edipo En Colono, Antígona, Las Traquinias y Filoctetes.De hecho, son las únicas que se han conservado de las 123 que se le atribuyen....
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of John Dough and the Cherub by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Rob Smith; Leslie Howard; Lynne Thompson; Mark Nelson; Diana Schmidt; Kalynda; Joseph Tabler An evil Arabian sorcerer loans a golden flask full of the Great Elixir - a magic liquid that endows a person with pronounced health, strength, and longevity - to a colorblind baker's wife to stop it falling into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, the woman mixes up the Elixir with her rheumatism medicine,...
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by E. W. Hornung
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LibriVox recording of The Shadow of a Man by E. W. Hornung. Read in English by volunteer readers. Set in rural Australia, this mystery novel follows a pair of newlyweds who are determined to make their improbable marriage work, no matter the odds. But little do they know exactly how high the odds are stacked against them -- and the lengths that some will go to sabotage their love. Will they be able to overcome the obstacles and live happily ever after? - Summary by Kristingj For further...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Anna Karenina von Leo Tolstoi, übersetzt von Hermann Röhl. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Eva K. Der Roman aus der Epoche des russischen Realismus gibt einen tiefgründigen Einblick in das Leben und die Lebensanschauungen der russischen Aristokratie des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mehr noch begeistert er durch die bis ins kleinste Detail mit großer Menschenkenntnis dargestellten Charaktere, deren Wesen Tolstoi uns weitestgehend durch ihre Art zu sprechen, denken, handeln und ihre...
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by Sir William Osler
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LibriVox recording of An Alabama Student And Other Biographical Essays by Sir William Osler. Read in English by David Wales Here are thirteen biographical sketches of physicians penned by one of the founders of modern medicine, William Osler, published in 1908. "Sir William Osler, one of the best-loved and most influential teachers of his time, was born in Canada in 1849…. Wherever he worked his gifted and unique personality was a center of inspiration… one would like to see his...
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by Francis Johnson
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LibriVox recording of Famous Assassinations Of History by Francis Johnson. Read in English by David Wales It has been the object of the writer to make each of these “famous assassinations” the central scene of a picture in which the political, religious, or national features of the epoch in which the assassination occurred are portrayed with historical fidelity and strict impartiality…. Only those assassinations have been included which either had an important and political bearing on the...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Los Ladrones de Londres by Charles Dickens. (Translated by J. J. y C..) Read in Spanish by Paolo Paez; Mongope; Pamela Nagami; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; phossil; Anusha Iyer; crecente; mariemdover; Nate Beuttenmueller; Luis Alberto Martín; Patricia Silveira; DreamVoz; Tony Oliva Oliver Twist es una novela humorística en la que se presentan también la hipocresía y los males sociales de la época, especialmente el reclutamiento de niños para el crimen organizado. Se...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro V de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. (Translated by S. J. P. Bartolomé Pou.) Read in Spanish by Tux. Costumbres de los Tracios. Alejandro se venga de los embajadores Persas enviados a Macedonia. Política de Darío con Histieo, señor de Mileto. Muerte de Hiparco, tirano de Atenas y expulsión de su hermano Hipias: los Lacedemonios tratan de favorecer a este para recobrar el dominio de Atenas, pero se opone el Corintio Sosicles refiriendo el origen de la...
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by Bayard Veiller
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LibriVox recording of The Thirteenth Chair by Bayard Veiller. Read in English. Your best friend has been murdered, stabbed in the back, and the police haven't been able to solve the case. You have consulted with the best detective in the area. You have asked friends and neighbors about the crime. You have even offered a very generous reward, without result. How far would you go for to solve the murder of the chap who saved your life? Would you lock yourself in a dark room with your friends for...
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LibriVox recording of Historia de la Sagrada Pasión sacada de los cuatro evangelios, Parte II by Padre Luis de la Palma. Read in Spanish by Tux. Luis de la Palma (Toledo 1560 - Madrid 1641) fue un jesuita español y uno de los grandes maestros espirituales del Siglo de oro a la altura de S. Ignacio de Loyola, S. Juan de Ávila, Fray Luis de Granada, S. Juan de la Cruz y Santa Teresa de Jesús. Fue provincial de Toledo y predicador en el Colegio Imperial de Madrid, donde escribió la Historia...
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LibriVox recording of Doktór Muchołapski : fantastyczne przygody w świecie owadów by Erazm Majewski. Read in Polish by LibriVox Volunteers Pewnego dnia, badając schwytaną muchę, badacz owadów, doktor Muchołapski odkrywa coś niezwykłego- coś co stanie się początkiem wielkiej przygody, w czasie której uczony ten będzie miał niepowtarzalną możliwość spojrzenia na życie insektów z zupełnie nowej perspektywy. Erazm Majewski, człowiek o szerokich zainteresowaniach, był m.in...
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by Wilkie Collins
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LibriVox recording of The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins. Read in English by Tony Addison Said to be the first detective novel ever written, it is wonderful for its blending of the intrigues of romance with the conventional sleights of hand of the mystery novel. Marvellous also for its sensitive portrayal of traditionally outsider characters - the hunchbacked girl who dies for love, the dying Jewish doctor who enables resolution of the mystery, the tricky Hindu conjurors who only seek the...
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by Jesse Pomeroy
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LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of Jesse H. Pomeroy by Jesse Pomeroy. Read in English by Roger Melin Jesse Harding Pomeroy was only 12 years old when he was arrested for the assault of 7 boys near his home in the South Boston area of Massachusetts. He was sent to reform school for a year and released. Shortly after his release, the body of a young boy was found mutilated almost beyond recognition. Then the body of a young girl was discovered in the basement of the building which Jesse's...
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by Guy Boothby
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Guy Boothby’s character Doctor Antonio Nikola was one of the first great diabolical criminal masterminds. He was a Victorian forerunner to Fu Manchu and a sometime literary rival to Sherlock Holmes. He was ruthless in his pursuit of his objectives which range from world domination to cheating death. Irrespective of his villainy and moral turpitude he was bound by a self imposed code of chivalry,...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Measure For Measure by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Tony Addison Described as a "problem play" Measure for Measure is only as much a problem as life itself is- that is, are there any easy answers to questions aplenty? For example: when "mortality and mercy" live in one person's mouth, can justice be said to exist - as such? And: when you're a young woman on the very verge of dedicating your whole life and being to the service of God and the...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. (Translated by José López Tomás.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Macbeth cuenta una historia de crimen y castigo entreverada de brujería y elementos sobrenaturales. Amparado en las engañosas profecías de las Hermanas Fatídicas, brujas o diosas del destino, Macbeth decide asesinar a su rey y tomar la corona. Consciente del horror al que se entrega, forja su terrible destino y se deja poseer por el mal que nace del ansia de poder,...
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by Hanns Heinz Ewers
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LibriVox recording of Die verkaufte Großmutter by Hanns Heinz Ewers. Read in German by Karlsson; Hokuspokus; Tanja Ben Jeroud; Victoria Asztaller; Antoinette Huting; Sebastian; ColOhr; Bernd Ungerer; Friedrich; Eva K.; Ingo Breuer; Capybara Der brave kleine Otto aus gutem Hause freundet sich mit dem Arbeiterkind Jupp an, weil der eine ganz besondere Großmutter hat - eine Großmutter, die Märchen erzählen kann. Bald träumen sich die Buben selbst ins Märchenreich und erleben allerlei...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 27: Apocalipsis by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull Apocalipsis es el último libro de la Biblia y el único que contiene una promesa de bendición a todo aquel que lo lea o escuche! “Bienaventurado el que lee y los que oyen las palabras de esta profecía, y guardan las cosas en ella escritas; porque el tiempo está cerca”( Apocalipsis 1:3) Juan era ya anciano y estaba encarcelado en la isla de Patmos, cuando recibió una visión...
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by Deotyma
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LibriVox recording of Zwierciadlana zagadka by Deotyma. Read in Polish by Piotr Nater Jadwiga Łuszczewska była dziewiętnastowieczną poetką i powieściopisarką, której pseudonim nawiązuje do greckiej poetki antycznej. W powieści "Zwierciadlana zagadka" słuchacze poznają historię Cezarego, zubożałego mężczyzny, który utrzymuje że pracuje nad odtworzeniem pewnego niezwykle istotnego wynalazku, które może zrewolucjonizować świat. W tym celu wysyła on do narratorki...
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by Emilia Pardo Bazán
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LibriVox recording of Morriña by Emilia Pardo Bazán. Read in Spanish by Mongope “Morriña” junto con “Insolación” son dos obras de Emilia Pardo Bazán, pero diametralmente opuestas, en las que se retrata la sociedad madrileña del momento, con un interesante análisis de los personajes, principalmente de las protagonistas. “Esclavitud” protagonista de Morriña se ve envuelta en un conflicto amoroso que la conducirá a la tragedia, ante una sociedad que se muestra impasible. La...
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by Charles Robert Maturin
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LibriVox recording of Melmoth The Wanderer by Charles Robert Maturin. Read in English by Beth Thomas; James K. White; Martin; MorganScorpion; Kendra Lee Oberhauser; Andrew Huguelet; Jim Locke; Molly Craig; DJRickyV; Tony Addison; Mark Chulsky; Kertz. One of the first horror novels, it tells the story of Melmoth, who sells his soul so he could have an extended life. Throughout the novel, he wanders around the world in search of someone who would replace him and lift his curse. It is known for...
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by Margaret Duncan Kelly
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh by Margaret Duncan Kelly. Read in English by Lazlo; Maggie Travers; Mr. Wacky Doodle; ToddHW; Bridget Herbes "Relates the story of Raleigh from his boyhood days on the coast of Devonshire, to his exploits in Ireland and his unexpected entry into the court of Queen Elizabeth. We travel with him as he pursues the ships of the Spanish Armada and makes voyages to the New World in search of gold and lands to settle. We see his efforts come...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Hans of Iceland by Victor Hugo. (Translated by Abby Langdon Alger.) Read in English by Sonia Hans of Iceland was written in 1821 and is the very first novel written by young Victor, years before he became the great Hugo. It has all the ingredients of a gothic novel: dreadful murders by the hand of a human monster, a young hero in love with the destitute heroine, royal court-intrigues and rebellious uprising, all set in dungeons, dark towers and the untamed nature of...
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by Bolesław Prus
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LibriVox recording of Faraon (tom 1) by Bolesław Prus. Read in Polish by Piotr Nater. Młody następca tronu, Ramzes, oczekuje dnia, kiedy ojciec powierzy mu nowe stanowisko dowódcy części armii. Jednak z upływem czasu, w miarę jak zakres jego obowiązków powiększa się, a książę ma okazję bliżej przyjrzeć się funkcjonowaniu kraju, zaczyna on dostrzegać wokół siebie coraz więcej rzeczy, które chciałby zmienić. Szybko też przekonuje się że swoją władzą- a także...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro VI de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. (Translated by S. J. P. Bartolomé Pou.) Read in Spanish by Tux Histieo continúa induciendo a los Jonios a batirse contra los Persas. Derrota de la armada jonia y toma de Mileto. La armada persa se dirige contra Atenas y naufraga. Batalla de Maratón. Milciades, célebre desde la batalla de Maratón, es acusado por no haber tomado Paros, pero absuelto de la pena capital por la conquista de Lemnos, que hiciera en otro...
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by Reina Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera 1909) NT 17: Tito by Reina Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull La carta del apostol San Pablo a Tito es semejante a las dos cartas a Timoteo. Esta epístola fue escrita por Pablo para animar a su hermano en la fe, Tito, a quien había dejado en Creta para dirigir la iglesia que Pablo había establecido en uno de sus viajes misioneros. En esta carta aconseja a Tito respecto a las cualidades que debían buscarse en los líderes para la iglesia. También le...
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by Bolesław Prus
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LibriVox recording of Faraon (tom 2) by Bolesław Prus. Read in Polish by Piotr Nater Książę Ramzes wypełnia misję zleconą mu przez ojca w jednej z prowincji, a tymczasem intrygi wokół jego osoby zagęszczają się. Kapłani mają swoje własne plany, podobnie jak walczący o przyszłość swojej ojczyzny Fenicjanie. Ponadto dochodzi do konfliktu granicznego z Libią, który dla księcia stanie się momentem przełomowym. (Piotr Nater) For further information, including links to online...
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by Charles E. Flandrau
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LibriVox recording of The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 1 by Charles E. Flandrau. Read in English by Jill Engle; TriciaG; Phil Schempf; pdaaaaps; Malar Ramesh; Sharon C.; Andrea Kotzer; Joy Baker; marksan; Jefferson Tholen; Elijah; Jessica Louise; sonpart; Chris A. Hawkins; David Olson "It has been a little over fifty years since the organization of the Territory of Minnesota, which at its birth was a very small and unimportant creation, but which in its half century...
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by Lord Thomas Cochrane
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LibriVox recording of Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2 by Lord Thomas Cochrane. Read in English by Timothy Ferguson This second volume of the biography of Lord Cochrane deals with his fall from grace, imprisonment for debt, loss of honours, and attempts to clear his name. It has had a marked influence on naval fiction, most obviously on some of the novels by Patrick O'Brian. - Summary by Timothy Ferguson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera 1909) 17: Ester by . Read in Spanish by Joyfull El libro de Ester es la historia real de una joven en el reino persa, Ester, quien fue obligada a participar en un concurso de belleza para elegir una nueva reina. Su tío (o posiblemente primo) la crió como su propia hija cuando los padres de ella murieron. El tío Mardoqueo era un Judio que fue tomado de Israel durante la cautividad de Babilonia. Sin embargo, los orígenes de Ester no eran conocidos por...
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by Coningsby Dawson
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Outside Of Eden by Coningsby Dawson. Read in English by David Wales A delightful Christmas fantasy told with inimitable charm and delicate humor. It is "the story the robins tell as they huddle beneath the holly on the Eve of Christmas"—the sensation created by the birth of the first baby, among the animals on earth, the angels in heaven, and even in the mind of the surprised Almighty Himself. The conception of the Deity is a primitive one, as...
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by Reina Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) 23: Isaías by Reina Valera. Read in Spanish by Mongope; Joyfull; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; and Rodrigo Hinojosa. Indudablemente Isaías fue uno de los más importantes profetas. Su libro, junto con el de los Salmos es el más leído del Antiguo Testamento. Se piensa que asi lo fue también para los judíos del tiempo de Jesucristo, ya que se encontraron más copias del libro de Isaías que de cualquier otro en los descubrimientos del Mar Muerto....
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of Dead Men's Shoes by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Michele Eaton; angelic1ang; chocmuse; Leena Emsley; K. Adrian Stroet; cathykirchner; Mary Herndon Bell; michelekilpatrick; Judi Mason Sybil, a gentlewoman who has to work for a living, finally finds employment as her rich uncle's house keeper. Nothing could be better: she would finally have an easy job in which she is treated well, and inherit her uncle's money after his death. But then she falls in love with...
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by Gustave Flaubert
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LibriVox recording of Frau Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. (Translated by Arthur Schurig.) Read in German by Boris Emma Bovary ist unglücklich: sie ist mit einem rechtschaffenen Arzt verheiratet, der sie gut behandelt, jedoch nicht die Erfüllung ihrer Wünsche und Sehnsüchte ermöglichen kann. Um dem für sie banalen, langweiligen Landleben zu entfliehen, lebt sie über ihre Verhältnisse, und begibt sich in ein Netz von Abhängigkeiten. Dadurch wird ihre eheliche Treue auf eine harte Probe...
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by Grazia Deledda
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LibriVox recording of Canne al vento by Grazia Deledda. Read in Italian by Enrica Giampieretti "Canne al vento" è il più noto romanzo di Grazia Deledda, a tutt’oggi unica donna italiana insignita del Premio Nobel per la Letteratura. Pubblicato nel 1913, si tratta di un autentico capolavoro che riscosse fin dall’inizio un notevole successo di pubblico e critica. Il titolo dell’opera racchiude il tema tanto caro alla scrittrice sarda, quello della “sorte” cui si devono...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of Island Nights' Entertainments by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read in English by Tony Addison A marvelous depiction of two sides of South Sea Islands' life through three separate tales. One, the experience of the incoming British keen to live free and exploit the innocent; the other the supernatural as perceived by Stevenson working in the lives of the natives. One tale carries the germ of the story of Madame Butterfly, since become a part of Western culture. Another is an...
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by Mildred A. Wirt Benson
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LibriVox recording of Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt Benson. Read in English by Cheryl Adam Penny Parker is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysteries. The only daughter of widower Anthony Parker, publisher of the "Riverview Star," Penny has been raised to be self-sufficient, outspoken, innovative, and extraordinarily tenacious. Her cheerful, chatty manner belies a shrewd and keenly...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) 08: Ruth by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull El libro de Ruth es la narración de una historia de amor, pero también tiene algo de Genealogía importante. Se estima que fue escrito alrededor del 1046-1035 aC. Los protagonistas principales son Ruth, Noemi, y Booz. Su objetivo era demostrar la clase de amor y fidelidad que Dios desea para nosotros. Ruth continúa siendo fiel a su suegra, Noemí, después de la muerte de su marido e hijos. Noemí...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) 06: Josué by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull. Los cinco libros de Moisés anticiparon el cumplimiento de la promesa de Dios a Abraham con respecto a la tierra prometida. Ahora (alrededor de 1400 aC) a través de una serie de victorias militares bajo el mando de Josué, Israel conquistó la tierra, que se distribuiría de acuerdo a las doce tribus. En estas batallas se hizo evidente que Dios pelea por su pueblo cuando son "fuertes y...
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by Mildred A. Wirt Benson
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt Benson. Read in English by Cheryl Adam PENNY PARKER is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysteries. The only daughter of widower Anthony Parker, publisher of the "Riverview Star," Penny has been raised to be self-sufficient, outspoken, innovative, and extraordinarily tenacious. Her cheerful, chatty manner belies a shrewd and keenly observant mind....
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by Herbert Francis Peyser
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LibriVox recording of Mendelssohn And Certain Masterworks by Herbert Francis Peyser. Read in English by David Wales. In the compass of the present pamphlet it is impossible to give more than a cursory survey of Mendelssohn’s happy but extraordinarily crowded life. He was only slightly less prolific a composer than such masters as Bach, Mozart or Schubert, even if he did not reach the altitude of their supreme heights. But irrespective of the quality of much of his output, the sheer mass of it...
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LibriVox recording of Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Compiled from her Letters and Journals by Charles Edward Stowe. Read in English by Michele Fry Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896), of Cincinnati, was the most famous female American author of her age, and is said to have touched off the American Civil War with her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), awakening the whole world to the harsh conditions of slavery. She wrote 30 other successful books depicting life in early...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Phantasmagoria and other poems by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle. This is a collection of numerous lesser known poems by Lewis Carroll, with a tendency towards entertaining nonsense verses and unusual approaches to subject matter. Some of the poems are rather meta or introspective in content. Overall, this is a light-hearted book of poetry which is comparatively accessible compared to other classic poetry. ( Rosslyn Carlyle) For further information,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Fantasy, Faeries and Ghosts, Volume 2 by Various. Read in English by Sandra Cullum Join the original masters of fantasy E.T.A Hoffmann, George MacDonald, Violet Hunt, J. Sheridan Le Fanu and Bram Stoker as they whisk you into the world of faeries and it’s mystical regions far beyond imagination. In this amazing collection you will find Gnomes, fairies, changelings, phantoms and other bizarre wonderful creatures of the ethereal realms. Here are six tales sure to please...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Five Children and It (Dramatic Reading) by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Finding a Psammead (sand-fairy) to grant any wish your heart desires seems like the beginning of endless delights, but as Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane soon discover, being beautiful, wealthy and popular can have surprising pitfalls! When it comes to wishing they had wings, lived in a besieged castle or to fight Red Indians in the English countryside, the results of their wishes...
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by James H. Collins
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LibriVox recording of The Great Taxicab Robbery by James H. Collins. Read in English by Roger Melin In 1912, $25,000 was stolen during a bank transfer in New York City in broad daylight. In what may appear astonishing in today's world, the transfer occurred in a New York City taxicab. This factual account brings true crime of the early twentieth century to life. The various methods used by the detectives and police in their attempts to solve the mystery behind the robbery, and hopefully bring...
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LibriVox recording of Flying for France - With the American Escadrille at Verdun by James McConnell. Read in English by volunteer readers. The experiences of American James R. McConnell, while flying with the French Flying Corp at Verdun during World War One. Sgt McConnell was a member of the Layfette Escadrille, also called the American Escadrille, from 1915 to 1917. McConnell volunteered for Ambulance service in France in 1915. While serving with the Ambulance service, he was cited for...
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by Tom Taylor
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LibriVox recording of Our American Cousin by Tom Taylor. Read in English by a full cast. Our American Cousin is an 1858 three-act play by English playwright Tom Taylor. The play is a farce whose plot is based on the introduction of an awkward, boorish, but honest American, Asa Trenchard, to his aristocratic English relatives when he goes to England to claim the family estate. . . . Although the play achieved great renown during its first few years and remained very popular throughout the second...
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by Edmund Gosse
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LibriVox recording of Raleigh by Edmund Gosse. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Sir Walter Raleigh's plan in 1584 for colonization in the "Colony and Dominion of Virginia" (which included the present-day states of North Carolina and Virginia) in North America ended in failure at Roanoke Island, but paved the way for subsequent colonies. The state capital of North Carolina was named in 1792 for Sir Walter Raleigh, sponsor of the Colony of Roanoke. Gosse’s biography was the...
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